Globalization and "Minor" Cultural Groups: the Role of "so-called" Minorities in Rethinking the Future of Modern Societies

full name / name of organization: 
Sophie Croisy / University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
contact email: 
sophie.croisy@uvsq.fr

Minority/ethnic communities offer today new and hybrid perspectives on the stakes of globalization, and the study of these perspectives is crucial in the necesseray process of questioning the contemporary values, theories and practices of globalization in the areas of economy, politics, education, culture, literature, etc.

This international conference, organized by the Institute of Languages and International Studies research group at the University of Versailles, will be the occasion for a multi-disciplinary and transcultural exchange between ehtnic praxes in the different areas listed below and praxes of globalization--the goal is to (further) develop transcultural connections that can participate in the global reflection on the characteristics and effects of globalization, and on the possible alternatives to some of its aspects.

To access the full text of the call for papers for this conference, you can click on the following link:

http://www.sudam.uvsq.fr/laboratoire-suds-d-ameriques-espaces-atlantique...

If you have questions on the text of the call for papers, or on any other aspect of the conference, don't hesitate to contact me.

Best regards

Sophie Croisy
Maître de conférences
Institut des Langues et des Etudes Internationales
Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
interdisciplinary
international_conferences
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
theory
twentieth_century_and_beyond